Dr Robert Butler

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Practising at

Spire Cheshire Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Robert Butler at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Angiography,
  • Angioplasty
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Balloon coronary angioplasty
  • Assessment of all aspect of cardiology
  • Cardiac catheterisation
  • Cardiac clinical pharmacology
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiomemo recording
  • Cardiovascular risk profile
  • Cardioversion
  • Contrast echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram
  • Heart test
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion
  • Mitral valve balloon dilation
  • PFO closure
  • Stent implantation
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)

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Professional profile

I was appointed in 2003, and I have over 13 years experience as a consultant. I have worked in a major regional cardiac centre in Stoke-on-Trent, where the catchment for tertiary cardiology is nearly 2 million people across Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire. A substantial amount of my workload is treating heart attack patients with angioplasty and closing PFOs for young people who have suffered a stroke. Other structural work includes left atrial appendage closure and MitraClip.

I graduated from Manchester Medical School, and trained as a cardiologist in Liverpool, Dundee, Leicester and Auckland, New Zealand. Finally, I returned to Stoke as a consultant cardiologist.

I am involved in a number of national committees for British Cardiac Society and the Royal College of Physicians. I am also actively involved in research and the teaching of medical students.

I'm the Clinical Lead for Catheter Laboratory and Clinical Lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Clinical Interests

Atrial fibrillation
Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology
Stroke prevention

Angina, cryptogenic stroke, hypertension, cholesterol, heart failure and palpitations.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Manchester / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MD / Manchester / 1998
Doctor of Medicine

Professional memberships

American College of Cardiologists
Royal College of Physicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant cardiologist, University Hospital North Staffordshire NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I run and cycle for fitness, and play touch rugby for fun.

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Private contact details

Telephone Out patient appointments - 01925 215 087
Private secretary Sharon Mallin
Private secretary telephone 07789662809
Private secretary fax 08436365239
Private secretary email sharon.mallin@uhnm.nhs.uk

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